America’s Oldest Furrier
Est. 1889

With temperatures at the bottom of the thermometer, we are now fully in fur wearing season! I wanted to share again a few important reminders for caring ALL TYPES OF FUR: Do not store your fur in a cedar chest or closet! The oils can harm the fur and cedar will dry it out. Avoid […]

I started at Mano Swartz March of 2015. I was fresh out of college, engaged, and wasn’t sure what the next few months would bring. My husband, Kevin, actually met The Owner at the gym. My husband is a unique guy. He has a really positive energy and loves people really well. He was training […]

Richard Swartz is the Owner of Mano Swartz Furs and a fourth generation furrier. He began working for his grandfather, Jimmie, on Saturdays on Howard Street at age ten. Richard’s fur education continued during summer breaks from high school and college. After graduating from the University of Vermont, he was sent to Copenhagen to study at the […]